About the job:
Real Estate Developers buy land, finance real estate deals, build projects, and orchestrate the process of development from the beginning to end.
As a Real Estate Developer, you will have to:
- Risk losing money in times of economic depression
- Be able to quickly think on your feet, since many issues can arise in the development process
As a Real Estate Developer, you may get to:
- Earn higher than average income, when the economy is in your favor
- Contribute to the economic growth of the country you're developing buildings in
- 60+ hours a week
Are you the right fit?
- Any Track
Will you make money?
To become a Real Estate Developer, a Bachelor's degree in Business or a Business-Related field is preferable.
However, you must have extensive knowledge of the real estate market. You will also need to know about law, business administration, construction management, civil engineering, urban development, and the different processes required in order to develop new real estate properties from the ground up.
There is a small fee of $75 for participating in this activity, which also includes a meal, a take home certificate, and more.
For questions, please email [email protected]
Real Estate, to many, is about creating new houses. To Sherif Aoun, it’s about creating homes. Learn how he built his career, and how he’s leaving his mark on the skylines of Beirut.
In 1998, Sherif Aoun graduated from ALBA with a degree in Architecture. He proceeded to join his family's business in Construction in 2005, developing real estate projects in Achrafieh. He is currently the General Manager of the company, covering Contracting/Architecture & Real Estate. His work mostly consist of managing a team of 20 people in the office of Architects & Engineers & 30 people on the ground. Sherif believes that you must be convinced by your choices and ultimately love what you do.